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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Baylor Institute for Oral History Program, 1987



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Baylor University. Institute for Oral History.
Title: Baylor Institute for Oral History program
Dates: 1987
Abstract: The Baylor Institute for Oral History Program, 1987, comprises one 7½ IPS reel-to-reel audiotape recording of the half-hour program Lincolnville at Moccasin Bend: Black Families on the Texas Frontier. Interviews conducted by the Baylor Institute for Oral History discuss the settlement and lives of African-American slaves and freedmen in Lincolnville and Coryell County, Texas.
Accession No.: 87-195
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

In the 1980s, the Baylor Institute for Oral History at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, conducted interviews about the settlement and lives of African-Americans in Lincolnville and Coryell County, Texas. On June 19, 1987, the interviews aired on PBS radio stations as part of the half-hour program Lincolnville at Moccasin Bend: Black Families on the Texas Frontier, produced by M. Rebecca Sharpless and David Stricklin.

Source:

"BaylorTV.com | Lincolnville at Moccasin Bend: Black Families on the Texas Frontier." Baylor University. Accessed April 15, 2011. http://www.baylortv.com/video.php?id=000850.

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Scope and Contents

The Baylor Institute for Oral History Program, 1987, comprises one 7½ IPS reel-to-reel audiotape recording of the half-hour program Lincolnville at Moccasin Bend: Black Families on the Texas Frontier. Interviews conducted by the Baylor Institute for Oral History discuss the settlement and lives of African-American slaves and freedmen in Lincolnville and Coryell County, Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use of audio material by appointment only; please contact sound archivist for more information.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Baylor University. Institute for Oral History -- Archives.
Subjects
African Americans -- Texas -- Coryell County.
Free African Americans -- Texas -- Coryell County.
Slaves -- Texas -- Coryell County.
Places
Coryell County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Coryell County (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Lincolnville (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Lincolnville (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Baylor Institute for Oral History Program, 1987, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2X2 Audiotape, 1987

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